Let Glen Capri Inn & Suites be the gateway to your Los Angeles adventure. Our four Glendale hotels are just 10 minutes from Universal Studios and Hollywood, 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles and 20 minutes from the Los Angeles Convention Center.

When planning your visit, be sure to make time to explore these world-famous sites, attractions and things to do in Glendale CA, just a short drive from our hotels: 

Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Take a walk on LA’s wild side at this 133-acre zoo and botanical gardens. Home to more than 1,100 mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles representing more than 250 different species and 800 different plant species with over 7,400 individual plants, the Zoo features fascinating exhibits like the “Rainforest of the Americas,” “Living Amphibians, Invertebrates, and Reptiles,” “Elephants of Asia” and “Campo Gorilla Reserve.” 

Dodger Stadium

With an outfield overlooking swaying palm trees and the San Gabriel Mountains, the home to Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers is one of the most iconic venues in all of sports. The third oldest ballpark behind Boston’s Fenway Park and Chicago’s Wrigley Field, Dodger Stadium blends retro design and classic ambiance with modern amenities.

Staples Center

This stunningly designed, flying saucer-style venue is home to the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers of NBA fame, the Sparks and the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings. On nights when there isn’t a game, you can usually find some of the biggest acts in show business taking the stage, including U2, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna and Justin Timberlake.  

Universal Studios

Ever wondered what it takes to create movie magic? Take a peek behind the curtain at Production Central, where you’ll see soundstages with attractions celebrating movies like “Shrek” and “Despicable Me.” You can also stroll through stunningly real recreations of New York City and San Francisco neighborhoods, not to mention The Simpsons’ hometown of Springfield, Woody Woodpecker's KidZone and the MEN IN BLACK: Alien Attack attraction. You can look down the throat of a mechanical "Jaws" shark as he leaps for your tram, walk through a burning warehouse in "Backdraft," ride a supercharged DeLorean "Back to the Future" with "Doc" Brown, experience an 8.3-Richter trembler during "Earthquake," have lunch at Mel's Diner from "American Graffiti" or even meet "Frankenstein."

Glendale Farmers Market

Each Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Glendale’s Chess Park on Brand Boulevard showcases locally produced food, produce, fashions and knickknacks from over 35 vendors. Even if you’re not buying, it’s a great place to relax and do a little people watching.    

Hollywood Chinese Theater

The Chinese Theatre in Hollywood is the most famous movie theatre in the world. It's been featured on TV sitcoms such as "I Love Lucy," where Lucy stole the cement block bearing John Wayne's footprints. Today, the Chinese Theatre has been the site of more gala Hollywood movie premieres than any other theatre. Experience the glamour and excitement of Hollywood firsthand during your visit. The Glen Capri is located just 20 minutes away from the world famous Graumann's Chinese Theatre, home to countless Hollywood Star-Studded Premieres. Fill your days with fun then relax and unwind - so you can do it all over again.

Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, which is embedded with more than 2,000 five-pointed stars featuring the names of Hollywood legends. Among the stars most frequently sought out by visitors are Marilyn Monroe at 1644 Hollywood Blvd., James Dean at 1719 Vine St., John Lennon at 1750 Vine St. and Elvis Presley at 6777 Hollywood Blvd.

Griffith Park

Griffith Park is 4,107 acres and one of the nation's largest parks with 28 tennis courts, many picnic and sports areas and miles of horseback and hiking trails. The Griffith Park Observatory was recently renovated and reservations are required to visit.

Knott’s Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm has 160 acres of world-class rides, unique family shows and one of a kind attractions. Experience GhostRider the world's best wooden roller coaster, Supreme Scream, 30-stories up, three seconds down, and the high-octane thrill of Xcelerator, rated the world's best launch coaster, sending riders from zero to 80 miles per hour in 2.3 seconds. For kids, there's Camp Snoopy, home to the beloved PEANUTS gang.

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Experience Six Flags Magic Mountain….One of the world's greatest roller coaster parks! Known worldwide as a thrill ride haven, this 260-acre theme park features over 100 rides, games and attractions for the entire family.

LA Beaches

Los Angeles beaches offer more than just sun and sand. There's a whole California lifestyle here to be observed and enjoyed, including beach and surfing parties, boardwalks and volleyball. From Malibu south to Long Beach, the Los Angeles shoreline stretches 72 miles with the Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach, Manhattan Beach and other LA beaches in between.

Disneyland®

A message from Walt Disney…"To all who come to this happy place: welcome. Disneyland is your land. Here age relives fond memories of the past...and here youth may savor the challenge and promise of the future. Disneyland is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams and the hard facts which have created America...with the hope that it will be a source of joy and inspiration to all the world."

Beverly Hills

If posh restaurants and designer boutiques are your cup of tea, Beverly Hills is the place for you. Sporting the most revered names in fashion, the legendary Rodeo Drive is a must-see Los Angeles attraction.